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Questions and Inquiries

General Questions

For general questions about Alternative Spring Break or ThanksGiving Back, contact the program director, Kim Ngo ( We welcome your questions about our mission, program, and history, as well as questions about our policies, the online application system (including web problems), and website feedback. For questions concerning individual courses/trips, please contact the program leaders named in the trips section.

Financial Aid

For questions concerning financial aid, please contact Andrew Dallakoti at

Apply to lead a trip or join the Directors’ Team

Please visit our applications page, or contact the Alternative Breaks director, Kim Ngo (, with any questions.


Program Directors

Our 2018-2019 leadership team:
  • Kim Ngo —Executive Director
  • Program Coordinators:
    • Oscar Ramirez
    • Andrew Dallakoti (Financial officer)
    • Soly Lee
    • Eliza Steffen
    • Gabrielle Torrance
If you have a general question, please contact instead of the individual director for a faster response.


Alternative Breaks@Stanford is advised by Pete Cerneka ( of the Haas Center for Public Service. *Stanford's Alternative Break program is a Break Away Chapter Program.